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January 19, 2018 4:16 PM Bungling burglars launch dim-witted ram raid on a HOSPITAL and flee empty-handed leaving their car behind

Mindless thieves drove a 4x4 into a hospital in a ram-raid bid but left empty-handed whey they got the vehicle stuck inside. The gang drove a Mitsubishi Pajero through the automatic doors of Aneurin Bean hospital in Ebbw Vale, south Wales in the early hours of January 11. They caused thousands of pounds of damage to the NHS building in the botched raid, which 8

January 18, 2018 7:41 PM Sixty four more Exeter streets are getting residents parking schemes

Parents doing the school run have expressed concerns The existing Bovemoors Lane Area, Regents Park Area and the Rifford Road Area schemes in Exeter are being extended and a new Burnthouse Lane Area created from February 5. Devon County Council says that the schemes follow requests from residents affected by commuter parking and feedback from a subsequent 9

January 15, 2018 3:16 PM Abandoned car acquires heap of parking tickets

A MYSTERY vehicle has slowly been acquiring parking tickets while it sits idle in a parking bay off Union Row. The grey Seat appears to have been abandoned as it has not budged from its Old Town spot opposite BBC Wiltshire in weeks. But that hasn’t stopped traffic wardens slapping ticket after ticket on the windscreen. It was spotted by a bemused commuter

January 11, 2018 8:57 PM Massive hike in car parking charges in Exeter

It is part of Exeter City Council's plans to make the city less congested and to improve the air quality Exeter City Council want to make the city less congested and car-reliant – and have announced a new Air Quality Action Plan that aims to discourage private car use and increase use of public transport, cycling and walking. The council’s Place Scrutiny 5

January 11, 2018 6:07 AM Miniature modellers to descend on town for show at the Macron Stadium

THE largest model show in the north of England will be held in Bolton this month. The show, organised by the Bolton branch of the International Plastic Modellers Society (IPMS), will take place in the Macron Stadium’s Premier Suite on Sunday January, 28. It is the 17th to be held by the club and will feature model clubs and traders from the length and breadth 2

January 10, 2018 2:38 PM PARKING FURY: Shopper slapped with £70 fine for visiting supermarket twice in one day

A FURIOUS driver has issued a warning to fellow shoppers after he was fined for visiting a supermarket twice in one day. Jamie Stark, 41, shopped at Asda in Hull twice to stock up on food just before Christmas Day. But weeks later he was slapped with a £70 fine for parking at the supermarket for more than five and a half hours - more than three hours 9

January 8, 2018 2:10 AM The simple tricks commuters are using to escape paying for the $13.80 one-way train fare to Sydney airport

Canny commuters have found simple ways to avoid the high cost of catching the train to Sydney airport. With the cost of catching the train into Sydney Domestic or International Airport costing from $13.80 one way, travellers are keen to cut corners. Whether it's walking from an earlier station or catching buses, commuters are getting creative to save some coin. Whether 4

January 5, 2018 4:15 PM Editor's comment: Hospital parking charges can certainly raise the blood pressure..

THE inconsistency of hospital car park charging is something which riles many of us. Often the costings don’t makes sense, don’t add up and don’t seem fair at all. The issue arises again as it has just been revealed hospital car parks in Essex are among the most expensive in the country. Even among the county’s three hospitals – Basildon, Southend and Broomfield 8

January 4, 2018 3:34 PM Student left shocked after car rolls down hill in University of Exeter car park

It collided with another car and there was a ‘terrifically large bang’ like an explosion A car rolled down the hill across a car park before colliding with a wall with a ‘terrifically large bang’ at the University of Exeter. Lisa-Jayne Steadman, who is doing an MA in Cultural Sociology, was walking across the visitor's car park, car park C, at the Streatham 23

December 28, 2017 1:39 PM MP attends Guide dog Christmas party

Castle Point MP Rebecca Harris met guide dogs in training at The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Christmas Reception. She also took the opportunity to highlight an ongoing problem with ‘pavement parking’ in Castle Point. Mrs Harris said: “It was a pleasure to attend The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Christmas reception and meet with guide 8